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news that TVR may be comig back with a new owner and if it all turns out nicely, they will even bring back the TVR Griffith, but plans would be to sell cars in the USA!!!
clicky here-y (http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsArticle/AllCars/224103/)
http://carpictures.duble.com/TVR/Griffith/1.jpg

posted by  True_Brit

look what i found, a ebay auction that happened last december, someone was selling the ONLY road legal TVR Speed 12! (considered to be a mclaren f1 killer at its time!)
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/The-Unique-TVR-Cerbera-Speed-12-247mph-880bhp_W0QQite mZ130056300705QQihZ003QQcategoryZ108780QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

posted by  True_Brit

That'd be nice.
They'd still be using Ford motors I hope...

posted by  SlipKnoT

yeah, pretty much a lotus elise with 800-900hp +

posted by  nighthawk

no, what gives you that idea???
they use in-house designed straight six's

posted by  True_Brit

No, I believe they had a contract with Ford for some of their engines if I'm not mistaken...

posted by  SlipKnoT

Done some research just now (I knew TVR stuck V8 AC Cobra lumps in their cars a while back, but that's it), and saw that they put the Ford Zodiac V6 engine in the cars in the late 60s

posted by  Cliffy

i agree with that! they used the ford v8's, then went on to 6cyl's, then the reincarnation of the v8 they used were Rover V8's then went back onto straight 6's which were in house developed!
but apparently theyll get back to using V8's on the basis of thier own AJP V8 which was planned to go into the Cerbera Speed8 but development took longer than expected!
i suppose theyll use the Ford engines in america as the current ones dont really match up to the USA's qualifications

posted by  True_Brit

i love the sagaris

posted by  FXpowered

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